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How to Buy a Home When You Have Student Loan to Pay

Should you buy a home while still paying for student loan? If you’re currently working or was out of college for a long while, you might be thinking about buying your own home. However, the dilemma of still having a student loan to pay might hold you back. Are you going to finish paying the existing debt first? Is it …

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Real Estate in Colorado: What You Need to Know Before Investing

In contrast with the volatility of today’s stock market, today many investors are drawn to the relative stability of purchasing real estate in Colorado. When purchasing a piece of real estate – whether for personal use or for rent – investors are looking for big returns for themselves and their family in the future. Real Estate Investment Defined In general, …

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No More Anonymous Real Estate Investors in the Future

There is a new rule ready to be implemented and all anonymous real estate investors must be alarmed. It appears that the new rule requires all the real estate investors to be identified. In a previous investigation, they found out that there is growing number of high-end real estate properties with anonymous buyers. The Treasury Department was alarmed by this …

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What are the Tax Benefits of Owning Real Estate?

People who have purchased their first home  are usually elated that they own a prime piece of real estate. Later, when their first tax season as homeowners rolls in, they realize (and celebrate!) the full impact of their new tax benefits. What are the tax benefits of owning real estate? Deduction in Mortgage Interests If you have taken out a loan in …

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More Older People Are Renting These Days

There has been an uptick in renters since 2005 according to a recent report by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. People in their 50s and 60s made the largest chunk of the increase. But the majority of the renters are currently 40 or older. The population of renters includes a growing number of Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers due …

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Do You Need to Pay the Homebuyer Tax Credit?

When the First Time Homebuyer Credit (FTHBC) was first made available, home buyers snapped at the chance to purchase a new home in order to avail of tax credits of between $7,500 and $8,000. While this federal program is no longer available, if you’ve recently sold your first  home, there may be tax implications. Read on! What is the First …

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Mortgage Rates in the US are Getting Cheaper

Mortgage rates in the US continue to drop. Many homebuyers thought the start of the end for record-low mortgage rates when the Federal Reserve raised rates in nearly a decade in December of last year. “This is evidence that the Federal Reserve isn’t the sole determinant of U.S. mortgage rates,” said Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at Bankrate. For the …

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Why Use a Realtor in Boulder Colorado

Whether you are a home buyer or seller, you may wonder about the advantages and disadvantages of self-representing in a real estate transaction.  Why hire the services a realtor in Boulder Colorado? What value do they bring? Why a Home Seller Needs a Realtor in Boulder Colorado 1. Appraising the Fair Market Value of Your Home There is a tendency …

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Boulder CO Real Estate: Daily House Party

Boulder CO Real Estate: Daily House Party 2100 Riverside Ln, Boulder, CO 80304 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, 7978 Sq Ft   The House: Quiet N. Boulder Showcase home in private Enclave. 3 Exquisite Sun filled fin. Levels & walls of windows. 5 sizable BR’s & Spa like Master Suite w/Japanese soaking tub & partnered showers/vanities. 5 Upscale Custom Baths, Amazing …

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Boulder CO Real Estate: Daily House Party

Boulder CO Real Estate: Daily House Party 840 Park Ln, Boulder CO 80302 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2693 Sq Ft   The House: Iconic Mid-Century modern built in 1953. Located in the coveted Chautauqua neighborhood and nestled at the base of Flagstaff Mountain on a spacious 12,000 sq. ft. corner lot. Striking views of the Flatirons. Floor to ceiling south-facing …